About Jute /Varieties

Corchorus olitorius ( Tossa jute)

SNO Name of Variety Year of Release Potential Yield (q/ha) Significant attributes Area recommended
1 JRO 878 1967 30-32 Suitable for mid-March to end- April sowing, pods non-shattering , better fibre fineness and strength. Medium and upland
(Chaitali tossa)
2 JRO 7835 1971 32-34 Pods are non-shattering type, suitable for early sowing ( mid-March to end-April), withstand waterlogging to some extent at later stage of growth. Medium and upland; not suitable for low lying and high rainfall areas
(Basudev)
3 JRO 524 1977 32-40 Pods are non-shattering, suitable for early sowing , optimum sowing time mid-March to mid- April ; less susceptible to yellow mite and is resistant to root rot diseases, better retting quality, most widely cultivated jute variety ( cover 80% of jute area) Medium and upland
(Navin)
4 TJ-40 (Mahadev) 1983 30-35 Pods are shattering type, better fibre quality, optimum sowing time is mid- April to end- April Suitable for Orissa
5 JRO 3690 (Savitri) 1985 30-33 Pods are shattering type, better fibre quality, suitable for late sowing optimum sowing time is April. Medium and uplands of jute growing states
6 KOM-62 (Revati) 1992 30-35 Pods are non- shattering type, optimum sowing time mid- March to late- April. Suitable for Orissa
7 JRO 66 1997 35-40 Pods are non-shattering type, fibre quality TD2 grade, ideal for mid- April to early May sowing. Entire tossa jute belt
(Golden Jubilee tossa)
8 JRO 8432 1999 35-40 Suitable for mid-March sowing, premature flowering resistant, non-shattering pod. Medium and upland of entire jute belt
(Shakti tossa)
9 JRO 128(Surya) 2002 32-38 Pods are non-shattering type, optimum sowing time is mid-March to end of April. Very good fibre quality which may be suitable for making value added products Entire olitorius jute growing belt
10 S-19 (Subala) 2005 30-35 Suitable for early sowing in mid- March, resistant to premature flowering, tolerant to major pests, fibre quality is TD2 Medium and upland of West Bengal, Bihar, Assam and Orissa
11 JRO-204 (Suren) 2007 36-38 Suitable for early sowing , optimum sowing time is 1st week of March, resistance to premature flowering Medium and upland of West Bengal, Bihar, Assam and Orissa
12 AAU-OJ-1 (Tarun) 2007 36 Suitable time of sowing mid- March, non-shattering type pod, resistance to premature flowering, better biotic resistance against stem rot, root rot, anthracnose and yellow mite. Suitable for Assam
13 JBO-2003-H(Ira) 2008 38 Suitable time of sowing is mid- March, resistant to premature flowering, better fibre quality, better biotic resistance to stem rot, root rot, anthracnose and yellow mite Assam, West Bengal, Bihar and Orissa
14 CO-58 (Sourav) 2010 34 Suitable time of sowing is mid- March, pods are non- shattering type, resistance to premature flowering, better fibre quality, resistance to major pest and diseases Tossa jute growing belt of the country
15 JBO-1 (Sudhangshu) 2010 30-35 Suitable time of sowing is mid- March to end- April, pods are non-shattering type, low lignin content, resistance to premature flowering, better fibre quality, resistance to major pest and diseases Tossa jute growing belt of country
16 JRO-2407 (Sampati) 2011 35-40 Suitable for early March sowing, 100-120 days fibre crop, good fibre strength, resistance to major diseases and pests. Tossa jute growing belt of country